Recent Publications

(please see the News page for recent op-eds)



The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker

Now available as an audio book:


Talking about Race: Community Dialogues and the Politics of Difference

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0226872203Talking about Politics: Informal Groups and Social Identity in American Life

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democracyatriskDemocracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation, and What We Can Do About It

(with Stephen Macedo, Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh, Jeffrey M. Berry, Michael Brintnall, David E. Campbell, Luis Ricardo Fraga, Archon Fung, William A. Galston, Christopher F. Karpowitz, Margaret Levi, Meira Levinson, Keena Lipsitz, Richard G. Niemi, Robert D. Putnam, Wendy M. Rahn, Rob Reich, Robert R. Rodgers, Todd Swanstrom)

Recent Articles

Putting Inequality In Its Place: Rural Consciousness and the Power of Perspectives.” in the American Political Science Review, August 2012.

Applying Norton’s Challenge to the Study of Political Behavior: Focus on Process, the Particular, and the Ordinary.” in Perspectives on Politics, July 2006.

Communities, Race, and Talk: An Analysis of the Occurrence of Civic Intergroup Dialogue Programs” in Journal of Politics, February 2006. (Click here for online appendix for this article)

The Effects of Social Class Identification on Participatory Orientations Toward Government” (with M. Kent Jennings and Laura Stoker) in British Journal of Political Science 2004. (Click here for online appendix for this article)